2007 IATCCC Clinic Speakers


Larry Judge

World renowned throws authority/coach

Wow!  Coaching at Indiana State, South Carolina, Wyoming, Florida-quality throws results at each stop.  You don’t want to miss this-USATF National Chairman of Coaches education in the Throws.  He’s coached 8 Olympians & he’s back in Indiana now-come hear him!

Monica Gary --- Purdue University

Coach Gary was in the Cleveland area coaching for 31 years with 8 state team championships in Ohio and is now entering her 6th year at Purdue specializing in the sprints and hurdles.  She was head women’s coach of the U.S. World Junior team in 2002 and the head women’s coach for the U.S. Pan-American team in 2003.  Please come hear her!!!

Rita Somerlot

2000 USA Olympic Coach – Jumps-Hepthalon

Rita was also the head manager for the 2004 USA World Junior Championship team and the women’s 2005 World Championship team – Helsinki.  Criss and Rita started the “Gathering of Champions clinic” in 1986 in Ohio.  Rita is the first high school coach to become an Olympic coach.

Rob Lasorsa

M-F Athletic Company

Rob is the USATF National Shot Put development chairman --- Rob speaks @ many clinics and is well-known for his dynamic delivery & his wealth of knowledge in the throws and plyometrics.

Jerry Baltes --- Grand Valley State

From New Prairie High School to Butler University to Grand Valley State, Jerry has left a trail of success.  Go to the Grand Valley State web site to see the unbleivable success he has had with both the cross country and track programs. He’s a solid recruiter and very knowledgeable coach.   You won’t want to miss this!!!

Paul Sargent -- Franklin College

Coach Sargent is head coach for men and women in both cross country and track & field.  His level-headed approach to coaching and doing what is best for his student-athletes is a key factor in his success.  He fully understands what collegiate athletes are going through and how best to help them.



Karen DeVriesValparaiso

What a cross country record!  5 state XC women’s championships! Coach DeVries will share some of her knowledge at this clinic-you won’t want to miss this!

Bob PotterLawrence North

Bob is the long-time successful Hall of Fame coach for Lawrence North – vaulters galore – he has forgotten more about vaulting than most of us know!!!

Mike HolmanLawrence Central

What a record!  What a presenter!  Hall of Fame Coach.  Mike was a coach with the World Indoor Champs  this past spring and leads the USATF Junior Elite Men’s training camps each summer in California.

Darrell Barnes, LAT, ATC, CSCS

Darrell works @ St. Vincent Sports Medicine.  Darrell works with many athletes regarding core work, athlete injury prevention and care.  Quality presentations for the coach that wishes to keep his athletes healthy and ready for competition.

Terry Lakes -- Head coach – Marion H.S.

Coach Lakes has been at Marion for a long time – as head cross country for boys and girls and head boys T&F coach.  His teams are always solid and the T&F team core always seems to be his long sprinters and middle-distance runners.

Jeff Cardinal-Strength coach-Carmel H.S.

Come hear Coach Cardinal speak about strength training.  It is paying off for Carmel high school.

Lane Custer - West Lafayette H.S.

There may not be another coach in Indiana with the quality T&F teams year after year at this size school.  West Lafayette is known to be a power every year – Coach Custer does a wonderful job of recruiting and getting his athletes to deliver their best!!!

Brian Shepherd & Chuck Schlemmer

West Noble

What a quality program at West Noble!  Brian is the head boys cross country coach and Chuck is the girls cross country and boys track coach.  They will share their insights from their perspective at West Noble in how to build a quality program for many student-athletes to participate and have a rewarding experience.

Jeremy LambrechtSeymour H.S.

So what has happened at Seymour lately in the throws?  You will want to find out!!  Come hear!!